Bangor University

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About Bangor University

Bangor University offers an experience unlike any other, based between the mountains and the sea in north Wales, around 10,000 students currently study at the University. A vibrant, convenient and student-centred place to study, the size and friendly nature of the University is why many students choose to study here. The University offers the highest quality teaching in a supportive learning environment, and you can be assured that you will be taught by lecturers who want to see you thrive.

We offer courses across the Arts, humanities and Sciences. Taught by true experts our courses are cutting-edge, relevant and understanding of the world around us. At Bangor you’ll have ample opportunities including the options for work experience and international experience on most courses.

Help and Advice from our Education Liaison Team

The Education Liaison Team offers a range of activities for schools and colleges with the aim of increasing awareness of Higher Education and encouraging young people to consider the opportunities available to them. These activities range from pre-application advice and guidance talks, to group visits to the University, and a presence at careers fairs and events. Presentations can be tailored to meet individual school or college requirements and can be delivered to students, parents or advisers.

Informative Presentations

As part of our services to schools and colleges we can offer the following presentations virtually or in-person:

  • Why go on to Higher Education
  • Student life
  • Discover Bangor
  • Choosing your course and university
  • The UCAS application process
  • Personal Statements
  • Preparing for university interviews
  • Student Finance

We can also arrange subject talks or sample lectures to give students a taste for studying at university. Examples of some of the subjects talks we offer include:

  • Conservation
  • Computer Science
  • Electronic Engineering
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Geography
  • History
  • Midwifery
  • Modern Languages
  • Music
  • Nursing
  • Ocean Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Sport, Health and Exercise Sciences
  • Zoology

To arrange a session or for further information, please contact [email protected]

Virtual Hub for Students

Get Ready for Uni – We have a dedicated hub created by our students to help new students prepare for life at University. From what to bring on moving in day, to advice on how to make new friends, our students have created a range of blogs and vlogs sharing their experience and top tips.

Virtual Experience – You can experience Bangor University from the comfort of your own home through our virtual experience. Take tours of the campus, learn more about courses, accommodation and student life through our 360 tours, videos and galleries.

Chat to our Staff & Students – Our students and staff are happy to answer questions about studying and student life at Bangor University. Our staff can help with questions about courses, entry requirements and support available, whilst our students can offer advice on student life, living in Bangor, clubs and societies and much more.

Open Days

Throughout the year we hold Open Days, students, parents/guardians and teachers are welcome at our events. These events are a great opportunity to chat to staff and students, get a taste for our courses, tour the campus and accommodation and learn more about student life, support and finance. Keep an eye on our Visiting Bangor Page for all the latest events.

Newsletter for Schools and Colleges

Keep up to date with our regular newsletter for schools and colleges where we update you about upcoming events, developments and news stories from the University, as well as including useful information you can share with your students. To be added to our mailing list, please contact us on [email protected]

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Forthcoming Events

2022 Virtual Open Days
Wednesday, October 19, 2022
Open Days at Bangor University (on campus)
Saturday, November 26, 2022
2022 Virtual Open Days
Wednesday, December 7, 2022
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